Tricycle Press The Falling Raindrop

As a storm rumbles and flashes, something wonderful happens up in the clouds: a raindrop begins his journey to earth, thrilled and delighted to be flying. But when flying begins to feel like falling, the raindrop can?t enjoy himself for fea...r that a big change is coming. After hitting a campfire on the ground, the raindrop begins his journey back to the clouds as a wisp of steam. Readers will cheer for the little raindrop, experiencing his joys as well as his worries. This simple story uses spare text and art to explain the science of the water cycle, while happily showing that good things can result from change. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 3/23/2010 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Neil Johnson Publisher: Tricycle Press Dimensions: 9.48in length x 0.35in width x 9.48in height Weight: 14.4oz. Read More

Wiley Publishing
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A fabulous collection of science projects, explorations, techniques, and ideas! Looking to wow the judges at the science fair this... year? Everyones favorite science teacher is here to help. Janice VanCleaves A+ Science Fair Projects has everything you need to put together a winning entry, with detailed advice on properly planning your project, from choosing a topic and collecting your facts to designing experiments and presenting your findings. Featuring all-new experiments as well as time-tested projects collected from Janice VanCleaves A+ series, this easy-to-follow guide gives you an informative introduction to the science fair process. You get thirty-five complete starter projects on various topics in astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics, including explorations of: * The angular distance between celestial bodies * The breathing rate of goldfish * Interactions in an ecosystem * Nutrient differences in soils * Heat transfer in the atmosphere * Magnetism from electricity * And much more! Youll also find lots of helpful tips on how to develop your own ideas into unique projects. Janice VanCleaves A+ Science Fair Projects is the ideal guide for any middle or high school student who wants to develop a stellar science fair entry. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/8/2003 Pages: 160 Reading Level: Age 11 and Up Author: Janice VanCleave Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 8.54in length x 0.43in width x 10.9in height Weight: 13.59oz. Read More

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The Everything Kids Magical Science Experiments Book is filled with over 50 science experiments that bend the rules of time, space... and logic so far, they appear to be magical.Kids can conduct these experiments safely in the home, unlocking the mysteries of experiments that: you can create using common food items; will help you explore the magic of heating and cooling; you can conduct in your front or back garden; have to do with the senses and human body; probe physical processes and changes; and, delve into chemical and biological processes and changes.Packed with 30 magical science-related puzzles and over 50 experiments that are sure to get kids excited about chemistry, science and physics, The Everything Kids Magical Science Experiments Book is the perfect tool for anyone who is awed by the magic of science. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 10/1/2007 Pages: 144 Reading Level: Age 9 and Up Author: Tom Robinson Publisher: Adams Media Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.43in width x 9.25in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

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With an assortment of crystal growing activities, the Ultimate Crystal Kit has more crystals for you to grow than any other kit! Y...oull learn all about crystals and grow every type of crystal imaginable, including giant gems, glowing geodes, and an entire crystal garden. Features include: ?This kit has 15 different crystal growing activities ?Grow geodes and grow giant crystals ?Grow crystals quickly - See spectacular results with in a 2 - 3 days ?This fun kit makes geology exciting and accessible to kids ?The crystal experiments in this kit make great projects for science fairs Recommended Ages:9 and up Dimensions: 15.19in length x 12.19in width x 3.39in height Read More

Houghton Mifflin
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Earth takes center stage in this updated version of Virginia Lee Burton?s 1962 classic Life Story. Told through five acts, Burton?...s art and text tell the history of earth from beginning to present day. Readers will gain an in-depth understanding of the planet?s history and their leading roles in it today. The book has been updated with cutting-edge science, including up-to-the-minute information on fossil records and the geologic principles. We are thrilled to provide this updated artistic and visionary work in time for the anniversary of Virginia Lee Burtons 100th birthday. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 11/16/2009 Pages: 80 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Virginia Lee Burton Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Dimensions: 9.48in length x 0.39in width x 9.01in height Weight: 11.19oz. Read More

Educational Insights
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Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. - Beginning Science Hot Dots Jr. Card Set Beginning Science: Animal habitats and diets, roots, s...eeds, and fruits Getting ready for school has never been this much fun! Hot Dots Jr. card sets teach children all they need for academic success. Cards can be used alone as traditional flash cards, or when used with Ace?the Talking, Teaching Dog or Kat?the Talking, Teaching Kitty (both sold separately), fun lights and encouraging sounds guide children through cute, colorful lessons. Ages 3+/Grades Pre-K+ ? Set includes 36 double-sided cards?72 early learning activities ? Double-sided cards measure 6L x 4H each and store in included cases that feature handles for learning on the go Recommended Ages: 3 years - 6 years Read More

Workman Publishing Company
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Summary: Its pure bottled magic! A complete kit that ingeniously marries science and fun in the breakthrough vein of The Bug Book ...and Bug Bottle (1.7 million copies in print) and The Bones Book and Skeleton (1.65 million copies in print), Pop Bottle Science presents 79 easy, hands-on experiments that probe the worlds of chemistry, physics, biology, geology, weather, the human body, and even astronomy. The Pop Bottle bottle is a perfect miniature science lab--see-through, flexible, air-tight when necessary, made out of a durable, shatter-proof plastic and designed with a removable top that doubles as a funnel. The Pop Bottle book is a lively, fully illustrated 96-page guide to astonishment. Each experiment begins with a challenge and ends with an explanation of the scientific principles involved. Kids can design a volcano and watch it erupt. Create a tornado-maker and see how twisters work. Make quicksand--is it solid or liquid? Observe photosynthesis in action. Simulate Jupiters giant red spot, investigate buoyancy, demonstrate inertia, and discover the Bernoulli principle--which allows planes to fly. Plus, turn the bottle into a barometer, a thermometer, walkie-talkie, trombone, compass--or groovy lava lamp. About the Author: ?Lynn Brunelle, a four-time Emmy Award?winning writer for Bill Nye the Science Guy, is the author of Pop Bottle Science and Camp Out!. She lives on Bainbridge Island, Washington, with her husband and two children. Author: LynnBrunelle Illustrator:0 Publisher:Workman Publishing Company Published Date:09/01/2004 ISBN:0761129804 #of pages:#N/A Author: Lynn Brunelle Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Dimensions: 2.63in length x 3.97in width x 8.03in height Weight: 12oz. Read More

National Geographic
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Did you know that a lions roar can be heard up to five miles away? That an astronauts heartbeat slows down in space? That about $5...0 billion of Monopoly money is printed each year? Three hundred wacky facts pop from the colorful, compact pages of Weird but True! 3, an irresistible trove of facts and fun, based on the top-scoring feature in the countrys premier childrens magazine?National Geographic Kids. Brain-bending information entertains as it educates, covering topics such as science, animals, food, pop culture, weather, geography, and everything else under the sun. Plus, for the first time, this edition contains fun facts generated by readers! The original Weird but True book was an overnight success, selling tens of thousand of copies through bookstores in its first month on the market. The third edition is poised to follow, as it explodes with all-new facts, whimsical design, and even more eye-popping features that kids will love. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 6/14/2011 Pages: 208 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: National Geographic Kids Publisher: National Geographic Childrens Books Dimensions: 6.54in length x 6.61in width x 0.49in height Weight: 10.4oz. Read More

National Geographic
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The cool story of volcanoes will intrigue kids and adults alike. Hot melted rock from the middle of our planet forces its way up t...hrough cracks in the Earth?s crusts, exploding violently and sometimes unexpectedly in volcanic fury that can terrorize populations for months, even years. Anne Schreiber?s narrative gives readers a little of the science, a little of the history, and a lot of the action. National Geographic photography fires the imagination on dramatic spreads alive with vivid images of lava, ash, molten rock, weird rocks, and steaming seawater. Book Details: Format: Library Binding Publication Date: 7/8/2008 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Anne Schreiber Publisher: National Geographic Childrens Books Dimensions: 6.15in length x 0.38in width x 9.33in height Weight: 8.48oz. Read More

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Simple language and bold illustrations make this a fun and informative book about the sun. ?Add this one to primary-grade science ...shelves.?--Booklist Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/7/1987 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Gail Gibbons Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 9.92in length x 7.96in width x 0.11in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More

Boyds Mills Press
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Ever since Charles Darwin revealed his landmark ideas about evolution in 1859, new findings have confirmed, expanded, and refined ...his concepts. Now, author Laurence Pringle, one of the nations premier science writers, brings together the pillars of evidence that support our understanding of evolution in this ALA Notable Childrens Book. Field biology, genetics, geology, paleontology, and medicine all add to the impressive structure of evidence. With a perfect blend of science and art, renowned illustrator Steve Jenkins creates stunning new depictions of important concepts and key evolutionary scientists. More than fifty photographs capture natural marvels, including awe-inspiring fossils, life forms, and geological wonders. The result is a full, clear, and up-to-date account of the monumental evidence supporting the modern view of evolution. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/1/2011 Pages: 112 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Laurence Pringle Publisher: Boyds Mills Press Dimensions: 0.5in length x 8.75in width x 10in height Weight: 20.8 oz Read More

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